Black History Month

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10:00am Doors open for sightseeing
12:30pm Eucharist
4:00pm Last entry for sightseeing
5:00pm Evening Prayer

Black History Month

A series of filmed reflections released weekly through October 2020 to celebrate Black History Month.

Coming up next, Sharon Prentis on Pauli Murray.  Each film celebrates a visionary or prophetic voice from the past.


James Baldwin | Jarel Robinson-Brown
Jarel Robinson-Brown reflects upon the life of novelist and activist James Baldwin.

The Revd Jarel Robinson Brown is an Associate Chaplain at Kings College London. From 2013 - 2019 Jarel served as a Methodist Minister and entered the Church of England in 2020. He is preparing to serve as a priest in the Diocese of London. Prior to full-time ministry he studied classical music as a pianist and organist. He is currently researching Coptic Monasticism and Late Antique Egypt and is also interested in Liberation Theology, Queer Theology and the life of the Prophets.


Sister Rosetta Tharpe | Rosemarie Mallett
Rosemarie Mallett reflects upon the life of musician Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

The Revd Canon Dr Rosemarie Mallett is the current Archdeacon of Croydon, an honorary canon of Southwark Cathedral and was the first Director of Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation for Southwark Diocese. Born in Barbados, she has travelled many routes to arrive as an urban priest in London. She has worked as a senior medical sociologist and ethno-cultural mental health research scientist, and is now very engaged in church and community development both locally and nationally, dealing with issues of justice and equity for women and minority ethnic people in church and outside.


Marcus Garvey | Anthony Reddie
Anthony Reddie reflects upon the life of political activist and journalist Marcus Garvey.

Professor Anthony G. Reddie is the Director of the Oxford Centre for Religion and Culture in Regent’s Park College, in the University of Oxford. He is also an Extraordinary Professor of Theological Ethics and a Research Fellow with the University of South Africa. He is a recipient of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2020 Lambeth, Landfranc Award for Education and Scholarship, given for ‘exceptional and sustained contribution to Black Theology in Britain and Beyond’.